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To order or instruct to go, or come, to a particular destination or in a particular direction
“Manda proposed that the ZRFU should summon a meeting of councillors to discuss the change of tenure of office from two to four years and then hold elections for new office bearers.”
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To order (someone) to be present
“I was duly summoned to the front row of the upper circle to watch my niece take her very first faltering steps towards an Equity card.”
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To authoritatively call on (someone) to be present as a defendant or witness in a law court
“It has no power to summon witnesses nor to punish for contempt and usually first considers written representations which are then amplified at a formal hearing, normally held in public.”
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To make an effort to produce (a particular quality or reaction) from within oneself
“That's a perspective Bell might not have been able to summon five years ago.”
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Call an image to mind
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To call upon (a person, especially a god) for help, assistance or guidance
“Their spirits may be summoned and used for either good or evil.”
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Bring action against in court
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To invite someone somewhere
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Call for electronically
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To be purchasable for a specified price
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Call to, yell for
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Give an authoritative or peremptory order
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To request someone's return
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Recite the rosary
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To defy or challenge (someone to do something)
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Inform someone in advance of a possible danger, problem, or other unpleasant situation
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To initiate legal action against someone
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To make a clear resonant or vibrating sound
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